One of the most frustrating things about using a wheelchair in the public right-of-way (ROW) is how many routes are 99% accessible — the 1% inaccessible part can be a bigger obstacle than you might think. Today’s example shows the lack of thought put into making an entire corridor accessible...
Joshua and Otto Coleman with the Petition Governor Brown Never Saw By Anne Dachel Compare the words of Joshua Coleman and Dr. Richard Pan, sponsor of SB277 in California (see second video.) June 30, 2015, Joshua Coleman on Pat Walsh...
It's Saturday evening, and a small group of people gather on a rink inside Ice Station Valencia. The goal is to learn curling, a winter game where players push a hefty stone across the freeze beneath them. The students are in wheelchairs and, as they let their wheels acclimate to...
We've seen various stair-climbing wheelchairs over the years, including the iBot, the Chiba and, most recently, the Scalevo. All those designs kept the "wheel" in the chair, but a new design from Hong Kong relies on a set of robotic "pedrails" that look almost like skinny tank tracks. Show More Summary
A man wheeled off the streets of New York in Queens on Monday, gliding his wheelchair right into a bank and up to a teller. The man in the wheelchair made is intentions known, conducting a brief exchange with the likely surprised bank...Show More Summary
On Monday a man in a wheelchair entered a bank in Astoria, New York and robbed it. The man made his way into the bank, located on Broadway, around 2:20 p.m. He handed a teller a note demanding cash. He fled the scene with $1,212. The man never showed a gun or any type of Man In Wheelchair Robs New York Bank And Is Still At Large is an article from: The Inquisitr News
Ollie Knocker was picked up by the crowd at a festival, but it didn't end very well.
She cried all the way to the airport. I cried most of the time while typing this.
Too Short has come to the rescue of a handicapped marijuana dispensary worker humiliated by cops. The rapper and some of his fellow tokers bought 54-year-old Marla James a new wheelchair... she's legally…
If you or someone you know operates a wheelchair, you might understand just how difficult it is to find wheelchair-accessible areas. But thanks to Scalevo, an invention by a group of students at Switzerland's ETH Zurich, those problems may become a thing of the past. Show More Summary
Tracheotomy lady in wheelchair: Nita, the car’s here. The car’s here, Nita — get off the phone! [Cousin Nita tries to hang up wall phone, but misses.] You’re so lame, Nita.–Lucille Lortel Theatre
Law enforcement officers are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank and fled the scene in a wheelchair.
A man in a wheelchair is accused of robbing a Long Island City bank yesterday afternoon. [ more › ]
Queens Man In Wheelchair Robs Bank And Evades NYPD A man in a wheelchair robbed a Queens bank on Monday afternoon and got away with it. Via The Grio: According to the Daily News, the suspect, a man in
Police in New York are searching for a suspect in a wheelchair who rolled out of a bank with $1,200 in stolen money. The alleged bank robber approached a teller at the Santander Bank in Queens shortly after 2 p.m., Monday, with a note...Show More Summary
Please, Just be glad we came! It's not easy living life in a wheelchair. Or on a scooter. Or on crutches and a cane. It's not easy mobilizing the energy to get out of the house and venture out into the world. But when handicapped people do venture out, it would be nice if they encountered hospitality instead of hostility. Show More Summary
With over 23 million Facebook video views in less than a week, this new ad from Kleenex is helping to make sure that the Kimberly-Clark brand's plot to keep America crying into its tissues is going deviously well. The latest video in...Show More Summary
It was reportedly unclear whether the alleged robber needed the wheelchair or if it was used as a disguise
NEW YORK CITY, United States (AP) — Shortly after 2:00pm, a man in a wheelchair rolled himself into the Santander Bank in Queens, NYC. He slipped the teller a threatening note demanding money and claimed he had a gun. The teller gave him over $1,200 in cash. He then calmly rolled himself out of the bank and […]
A man in a wheelchair rolled into a Queens bank Monday afternoon and made off with $3,500, police sources said.